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RADIO ADDRESS: Ready to work and ready to fight for the people of Maine.

RADIO ADDRESS: Ready to work and ready to fight for the people of Maine.

Posted: April 20, 2018

  Hi, this is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. Thanks for tuning in.   As you may have seen from the news, House Republicans...

Senate Democratic statement on failure to reach agreement

Senate Democratic statement on failure to reach agreement

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, a Joint Order that would extend the Legislative session failed to receive the necessary two-thirds vote in the House of...

Senate enacts Vitelli’s bill to curtail predatory student loan practices

Senate enacts Vitelli’s bill to curtail predatory student loan practices

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate unanimously voted to enact a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would protect Mainers from predatory...

Senate enacts Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill

Senate enacts Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted unanimously to enact a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that seeks to gather information...

Senate overrides LePage veto of Carpenter bill to protect Maine children from unsolicited explicit images

Senate overrides LePage veto of Carpenter bill to protect Maine children from unsolicited explicit images

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted on Wednesday to override Gov. LePage’s veto of legislation from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton. LD 1838, “An...

Committee approves Dion community protection order bill

Committee approves Dion community protection order bill

Posted: April 17, 2018

The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee voted 7-3 in favor of a bill from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to increase the identification of high-risk...

Bellows disappointed in Senate failure to protect privacy

Bellows disappointed in Senate failure to protect privacy

Posted: April 17, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Senate again rejected a bill from Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to protect the personal information of Maine...

Jackson’s bill stiffening punishment for domestic-violence murder becomes law

Posted: April 17, 2018

A bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, mandating stiffer penalties for murder involving domestic violence, was signed...

Legislature approves Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in schools

Legislature approves Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in schools

Posted: April 10, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature approved a bill from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, that would ensure safe drinking water in Maine schools...

Senate approves Libby bill to increase access to child care

Senate approves Libby bill to increase access to child care

Posted: April 09, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate approved a bill from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to increase payments to care providers that serve working families in...